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post #31 of 64
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I went to order it tonight and it's sold out. How about this bad dog right here?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125365

With two free games thrown in, I think it looks like a winner. Anyone have experience with this particular card?
 
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post #32 of 64
that looks sick. Id just read up their warranty overclockability and noise
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Should probably be okay, it looks like a very similar cooler to the one they had on the 470 Super Overclock and I think that was the 470 to get because of the cooler. I would try and verify that it has VRM heatsinks, those are important to me cause it just seems like it's not a complete cooling solution without them.

EDIT: I can see the VRM sinks on the newegg photo but it looks really dinky, I might just wait for a little bit for your first choice between the MSI and Asus, but if you had to get one now the Gigabyte should be okay.
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post #34 of 64
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Should probably be okay, it looks like a very similar cooler to the one they had on the 470 Super Overclock and I think that was the 470 to get because of the cooler. I would try and verify that it has VRM heatsinks, those are important to me cause it just seems like it's not a complete cooling solution without them.

EDIT: I can see the VRM sinks on the newegg photo but it looks really dinky, I might just wait for a little bit for your first choice between the MSI and Asus, but if you had to get one now the Gigabyte should be okay.
overclocking, those vrm's are gonna get hot.
Needs good cooling.
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post #35 of 64
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overclocking, those vrm's are gonna get hot.
Needs good cooling.
....but it's got to be better than stock correct? I think this one will do well for me. I will probably only crank it up to 800/1600 anyways. Thanks again fellas, going to put my order in possibly tonight or tomorrow.
 
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post #36 of 64
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Just ordered the Gigabyte GTX-570. So I have picked up a new monitor and a new GPU, I should be good for another year or so. I wonder what will come AFTER Ivy Bridge?

I really need to buy something for the wife now. You know how women like diamonds.

Thanks for everyone's input.
 
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post #37 of 64
sounds good.

Whats the warranty on that card?
And if your temps are a bit high you could also reapply some thermal paste on the card. I did that with my 470 and used arctic mx-2.
gpu's are huge so it needs a good chunk of paste lol But it helped load temps a bit too.
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Gratz on the purchases, you should be good for some time, atleast long enough to let you take your pick of the new enthusiast intel platform or bulldozer if not longer. I can relate as I am in the middle of a big upgrade myself, I just went from a 22'' 1050 monitor to a 25'' 1080, an athlon ii x2 and a low end Gigabyte board to Sandy bridge and a high end Asus board, and should finally be getting a real graphics card soon in a 560 of some sort. Thanks for the rep BTW I really appreciate it as I do have a few things to sell on here eventually.
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post #39 of 64
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Whats the warranty on that card?
3 years. Good enough for me.
 
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It will be here tomorrow. Getting some benchies done tonight to compare with. Excited.
 
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